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Sam Araki Interview II

Date: January 20, 2016
Location: San Jose, California
Videographer: Dana Hoshide
Densho ID: ddr-densho-1000-437
00:59:10
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Nisei male. Born July 12, 1931, in Saratoga, California. Grew up in Saratoga, where father worked as a gardener on a large estate. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, father moved the family inland to Reedley in an attempt to avoid mass removal. Eventually removed to Poston concentration camp, Arizona. After leaving camp, returned to California and graduated from Stanford University with a master's in mechanical engineer. Went on to establish a prestigious career in the aerospace industry, becoming president of Lockheed Martin Missiles & Space.
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Interview location: San Jose, California Beginning of career with space technology and national security Segment 1 of 8 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Exciting start to career in the space program Segment 2 of 8 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Application of systems innovation to current U.S. companies Segment 3 of 8 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Current venture: an innovative new agricultural model Segment 4 of 8 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California The importance of staying active even in retirement Segment 5 of 8 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Examination of global innovation and technology Segment 6 of 8 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Comparing modern and historical immigration Segment 7 of 8 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Thoughts on the future of the Japanese American community Segment 8 of 8 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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